The Fire Marshal’s Office, promotes fire safety through education and enforcement.
The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for:
Conducting plan reviews of all new commercial construction projects to ensure all fire safety requirements, as directed by fire code, have been included and are of correct type and design.
Conducting field inspections of all new commercial construction to ensure that fire code requirements and fire protection equipment are installed and operate as designed.
Processing and reviewing all applications for fire permits as directed by the fire codes.
Conducts on-site life-safety and fire-prevention inspections of all existing non-residential occupancies to ensure compliance with local code, and takes appropriate enforcement measures to correct unsafe conditions.
Inspect residential properties on a request basis.
Receives and responds to citizen complaints and takes immediate action to resolve these complaints within a reasonable time.
Fire prevention is also responsible for the investigation of every accidental and criminal incendiary fire occuring within the City.
The Denison Fire Department also utilizes KNOX-BOX rapid entry systems to help reduce property loss. Please click on the link above to learn more about the KNOX-BOX systems or to purchase a KNOX-BOX online. We accept any style of the 3200 series and 3500 series for key switches for gates. After receiving your KNOX-BOX you can contact our office at (903) 464-4427) to schedule someone to come out and meet you to put the keys in the box.